Gosainkunda Trek is one of the most popular spiritual treks in Nepal, especially among domestic trekkers. Gosainkunda lies in the Langtang region which is proud of having Nepal’s first Himalayan national park also known as Langtang National Park. Gosainkunda trek offers you the spectacular natural scenery, a glimpse of panoramic views of snow-capped mountains, diverse flora and fauna, and rare wild animals.
Not only this, trekkers while trekking in Langtang Gosainkunda gets the opportunities to explore the old monasteries, ethnic settlements, lakes, glaciers, and so on. Among other trekking regions in Nepal, Langtang Gosainkunda trek is one of the most beautiful cultural trek in Nepal. Enjoy the waterfalls, streams, hills, and mountainous views on the trekking trail of Langtang Gosainkunda.
Gosainkunda trek offers you the breathtaking scenic beauty of about 108 lakes in the vicinity that bestride at an altitude of 4,380m. The entire Langtang region is famous for Gosainkunda Lake which is considered as the holiest lake of Nepal. Over 25,000 Hindu and Buddhist followers visit Gosainkunda on a special occasion known as “Janai Purnima” that falls on August.
According to Hindu mythologists, Gosainkunda lake is well-known as the holy place to wash off the sins and pains of human beings. This lake is oligotrophic because of which fewer marine animals survive. The interesting fact about this lake is it is frozen during the winter season (December to February) because of which it is famous as the “Frozen Lake of Nepal”. Witness the purity of Gosainkunda lake!
The Trekking Trail to Gosainkunda
Located in the north of the Kathmandu valley, trekking in Langtang Gosainkunda provides you the trekking trails covered with the spectacularly terraced slopes, diverse flora and fauna, dense forests decorated with pine trees, bamboo, rhododendron flowers, oak, and so on. The Langtang Gosainkunda trek arranged by the Hiking Adventure Treks travel company provides you one-day sightseeing around the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that lies in the Kathmandu valley such as Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and so on.
Pashupatinath Temple is the holiest Hindu Temple lies at the bank of Bagmati River, Patan Durbar Square is the old city of the Kathmandu Valley. Whereas Boudhanath Stupa is the world’s biggest Buddhist Stupa and Swayambhunath is popular as the Monkey Temple. Furthermore, the trekking trails pass through the delightful forest, beautiful mountainous scenario, and lush wild nature. As a leading travel company in Nepal, Hiking Adventure is famous for professional and friendly tour guides and better arrangements.
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